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The Tradition - Buffalo Speedway

9339- B Buffalo Speedway, Houston, TX 77025

4.8
(13 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

The Tradition-Buffalo Speedway is now open! Situated inside the Loop (Interstate 610) convenient to the Texas Medical Center, the Museum District, entertainment venues such as the NRG Stadium, and shopping. A rental community with no buy-in fee, The Tradition-Buffalo Speedway offers a 222-unit...

Bedford Residence Assisted Living

11718 Bedford St, Houston, TX 77031

4.2
(11 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Bedford Residence Serving Harris, Fort Bend, and Montgomery Counties for over 30 years, the Bedford Residence, located in Houston, Texas, is a residential care home dedicated to serving the needs of seniors. Whether you are a fan of the theater or a sports fan, the Bedford Residence is the...

Anthology of Tanglewood

504 Bering Dr, Houston, TX 77057

4.5
(10 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

Welcome to a world of designer living, resort amenities and complete freedom. Active adult living at its finest, leasing allows for care free living. Your new home will expand to 15,000 sqft living and entertaining space; infinity pool, court yards, dog park, gym, wine tasting lounge, media room,...

Holly Hall

2000 Holly Hall St, Houston, TX 77054

4.2
(8 reviews)

1 Bed

Founded in 1949, Holly Hall Retirement Community is a Christian, non-profit, Retirement Community concerned for the physical, psychological, social and spiritual well-being of each of its residents. Holly Hall, a full service retirement community, offers living accommodations ranging from...

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The Village of Southampton

5020 Kelvin Dr, Houston, TX 77005

4.1
(4 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Good Living Community Care

5715 & 5719 Dolores St., Houston, TX 77057

3.5
(8 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Providing You with home-like Community Nursing Care. Welcome to Good Living Community Care, your Community nursing care and Assisted living that provides a homelike environment structured with compassionate staff dedicated to enhancing the quality of life. Taking a pick at our range of our...

The Tradition - Buffalo Speedway

9339- Buffalo Speedway, Houston, TX 77025

4.5
(2 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

Relux at West Chase

9901 United Dr, Houston, TX 77036

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Relux at West Chase is a newly remodeled independent living residence for seniors. They are Asian-inspired and offer a variety of activities and amenities for anyone to enjoy.

St. Dominic Village

2401 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77021

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed

St. Dominic Village is a faith-based community whose mission is to care for our elders with the compassion of Christ. This is accomplished by providing the highest level of care for our residents, no matter the complexity of their spiritual, physical or economic needs.As a member of the Texas...

Treemont Health Care Center

2501 1/2 Westerland Dr, Houston, TX 77063

(0 review)

Studio, Semi-Private

Treemont Assisted Living provides extra help you may need with your daily activities, while you maintain the privacy, dignity, and independence that means so much to you. We are unique in having an all-inclusive rate. We have one care plan for a fixed monthly rate. There will be no end of month...

Best Personal Care Facility LLC

7741 Tanglewilde St, Houston, TX 77036

(0 review)

1 Bed, Semi-Private

Best Personal Care provides a warm and inviting environment in a luxurious, residential home in southwest Houston within walking distance of a beautiful park, neighborhood churches and a buddhist temple. At Best Personal Care, our mission is to enrich the lives of our residents and their...

Quality Living Beechnut

8304 Beechnut, Houston, TX 77036

(0 review)

Semi-Private

The Medallion Assisted Living Residence

6262 N Braeswood Blvd, Houston, TX 77074

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Medallion Assisted Living Community gives you an intimate boutique experience located near family and friends in the Meyerland area. We have a committed staff with a team approach to providing quality care to your loved one where we honor and nurture together. At the Medallion, you will have...

The Tradition - Woodway

6336 Woodway Dr., Houston, TX 77057

4.5
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

WALIPP Senior Residences

5220 Scott St, Houston, TX 77004

(0 review)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

Elmcroft of the Mainland

1901 North Amburn Road, Texas City, TX 77591

4.6
(193 reviews)

Studio, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Lease by October 29 and get $1,000 off your rent for the first three months. THAT’S A SAVINGS OF $3,000!*We are continuing to admit new Residents, where possible and appropriate, to help residents and families in need. We will do all we can to help those who are in need of our services now and...

Elison Independent Living

7575 Willow Chase Blvd Hwy 249 near 1960, Houston, TX 77070

4.2
(138 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

Elison Independent Living offers the best in senior living in Houston, TX. Here, you can embrace life and define your retirement the way you have always dreamed. Established in 1995, Elison Independent Living Community offers an independent living options for discerning adults who want to live...

Regal Estates

500 Enterprise Avenue, League City, TX 77573

4.5
(106 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Located in South Shore Harbour, near the Texas Gulf Coast and southeast of Houston, Regal Estates offers the lifestyle that's just right for you. With proximity to lakeside activities, the beaches of Galveston Island and the historic Space Center Houston, this peaceful and picturesque community...

Paradise Springs

5600 Cypresswood Drive, Spring, TX 77379

4.1
(90 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Paradise Springs provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Located in an affluent suburb of Houston, you'll enjoy an elegant and peaceful home right next to big city convenience. With shopping, dining and top-notch healthcare just minutes from the front door,...

The Abbey at Westminster Plaza

2865 Westminster Plaza Dr, Houston, TX 77082

4.0
(87 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Abbey at Westminster Plaza is one of Houston's finest Assisted Living and Memory Enhancement Communities. We are pleased to also offer the newest and finest Luxury Independent Living Retirement Community, adjacent to the Assisted Living Community in West Houston. Family owned and operated...

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Cost of independent living in Houston, TX

Independent Living costs differ by location and facility, as many communities offer different levels of care, amenities, and activities. Prices also vary based on how much — or how little — assistance a senior needs.

Monthly average independent living cost comparisons
  • $3,250
    National
  • $2,798
    State
  • $3,059
    Houston, TX
  • $2,716
    Katy, TX
  • $2,745
    Friendswood, TX
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What is independent living?

Independent living offers a stress-free lifestyle for older adults. Independent living communities don’t provide personal care or supervision, but do offer generally healthy adults opportunities for socialization and hassle-free living. Independent living services often include:

  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Home maintenance and repairs
  • Social activities and outings
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Independent Living Houston, TX

When it comes to senior living, Houston has a number of options for seniors who desire independence in their retirement. One such option is independent living which may also be referred to as retirement communities or 55+ communities in Houston, Texas. These communities offer a wide range of services to seniors who desire to live independently among their peers. When searching for independent senior living, Houston, Texas is a great choice for you or your loved one.

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Cost of Living

The location in which a community is located could have a big effect on the overall cost. The overall cost of living in Houston is cheaper than in most major U.S. cities. The cost-of-living index rating is 5 points higher than the national average of 100. This rating is particularly low for a high density city, making Houston one of the most affordable cities in Texas. The city also has a low grocery cost index which reflects the cost of groceries and produce based on a national average of 100.

Cost-of-living index Grocery index Rent burden Median rent Median home value
105 93 17.2% $1,063 $148,025

Local Hospitals

Proximity to high quality medical communities is a common factor in many seniors’ choices when deciding on where to live. As the largest city in Texas, Houston is home to many world-renowned hospitals and medical centers, such as:

Weather and Climate

A region’s climate can have a great effect on the health, mood, and well-being of those who live there. Houston’s climate is considered humid subtropical — mostly hot and humid in the summer with occasional cool nights in the winter.

Seasonal Temperatures

Summer average Summer low Summer high Winter average Winter low Winter high
82°F 75°F 90°F 54°F 45°F 62°F

Air Quality

Average air quality index rating Average maximum air quality index rating
30 (good) 51 in winter months (moderate)

Moderate conditions mean that those who are sensitive to particulates in the air should consider limiting the amount of time they spend on outdoor exertion.

Yearly Rainfall Yearly Snowfal
49.8” <1”

Demographics and Values

2016 Presidential Election Results

Voted Republican Voted Democrat Voted Third Party or abstained
52.23% 43.24% 4.54%

Population

Population Population density
6,997,384 3,662 people per square mile

Age Range

Median Age 50-59 60-69 70-79 80+
33 11% 9% 4% 3%

Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian White Two or more Other or not specified
7% 22% 45% <1% <1% 24% 2% <1%

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

The 5th largest city in the country, Houston has plenty of culture to offer, no matter what your interests and tastes. Some of Houston’s most popular attractions include:

  • Arts – Houston has a renowned arts community where seniors can enjoy live opera at the Houston Opera House, elegant dancing at the Houston Ballet, and exceptional classical music at the Houston Symphony Orchestra
  • Bayport Cruise Terminal – Houston is a great city for cruise fans. The Bayport Cruise Terminal is the port of call for both Princess Cruises and Norwegian Cruise Line. It is the perfect place to depart from if you want to explore the Caribbean or even visit Europe
  • Museum District – The Museum District in Houston has six premium options, consisting of both museums and other attractions such as The Houston Zoo, which is a world-class example of an animal sanctuary
  • Cockrell Butterfly Center – An enclosed butterfly habitat featuring a simulated rainforest and 50-foot waterfall installation

Sports

The 5th largest city in the country, Houston has plenty of culture to offer, no matter what your interests and tastes. Houston has a renowned arts community where seniors can enjoy live opera at the Houston Opera House, elegant dancing at the Houston Ballet, and exceptional classical music at the Houston Symphony Orchestra. Houston is a great city for cruise fans. The Bayport Cruise Terminal is the port of call for both Princess Cruises and Norwegian Cruise Line. It is the perfect place to depart from if you want to explore the Caribbean or even visit Europe. The Museum District in Houston has six premium options, consisting of both museums and other attractions such as The Houston Zoo, which is a world-class example of an animal sanctuary. Cockrell Butterfly Center is an enclosed butterfly habitat featuring a simulated rainforest and 50-foot waterfall installation. Houston is a great place for sports fans. No matter your favorite sport, you can find a team to root for. The city of Houston is home to several professional sports franchises, including the Houston Astros (MLB), the Houston Texans (NFL), the Houston Sabercats (Rugby), the Houston Rockets (NBA), the Houston Dynamo (MLS), the Houston Dash (women’s soccer).

Transportation

Houston has several varieties of public transportation for getting around the city. Operated by Houston’s METRO, a convenient light rail system travels through many of the city’s neighborhoods. The METRO bus system is extensive and operates over a wide range of hours throughout the day.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Texas

Cottage Grove Living, Brazos Towers and The Abbey at Westminster Plaza Independent Living are the top rated independent living facilities near Houston, Texas. See full list of communities.

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